13 September, 2019, 01:52

Interactive Guide to 67 Northwest Tucson Restaurants, Bars & Cafes (MAP)

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Looking for Northwest Tucson restaurants, bars, and cafes? Here’s our map with the intersection of Oracle Road and River Road being the southeastern-most point and extending as far north as Catalina:


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We’re not featuring every restaurant from the map above (…yet), but here are the some of the more notable Northwest Tucson restaurants that we’ve already featured in the past.

Restaurants

Chef Alisah’s Restaurant

5931 N. Oracle Rd.
Cevapi and Cockta at Chef Alisah's Restaurant (Credit: Taylor Noel Photography)

Cevapi and Cockta at Chef Alisah’s Restaurant (Credit: Taylor Noel Photography)

Tucson is lucky enough to have one of only a handful of Bosnian restaurants in the entire country. Come for Chef Alisah’s house-made bread and expertly grilled meats and vegetables.

Read our March 2017 article Bountiful Bosnian Cuisine at Chef Alisah’s Restaurant.

For more information, visit alisahrestaurant.com.

Sushi on Oracle

6449 N. Oracle Rd.
A5 wagyu, Hokkaido giant scallop, and young maguro with grated fresh wasabi and barrel-aged soy sauce at Sushi on Oracle (Credit: Jackie Tran)

A5 wagyu, Hokkaido giant scallop, and young maguro with grated fresh wasabi and barrel-aged soy sauce at Sushi on Oracle (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Sushi on Oracle offers exceptional sushi along with a wide range of Japanese dishes and craft beers, both local and Japanese.

Read our October 2017 article Nine on the Line: Tommy Begay of Sushi on Oracle.

For more information, visit sushionoracle.net.

The Parish

6453 N. Oracle Rd.
Cornmeal Crusted Soft Shell Crab at the Parish

Cornmeal Crusted Soft Shell Crab at the Parish (Photo courtesy of the Parish)

The Parish cooks up Southern food from scratch in a lively environment and lively cocktails to match.

Read our February 2019 article Brunch Must-Have of the Week: Cornmeal Crusted Soft Shell Crab.

For more information, visit theparishtucson.com.

Dickman’s Meat & Deli

6472 N. Oracle Rd.
Tri-tip sandwich at Dickman's Meat & Deli (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Tri-tip sandwich at Dickman’s Meat & Deli (Credit: Jackie Tran)

While the Ugly Steak is stuff of Tucson legend to take home and cook, Dickman’s also offers a sandwich menu to take advantage of their famous meats.

Read our February 2017 article Ugly Steaks, Rare Game, Local Products & More at Dickman’s Meat & Deli.

Keep up with Dickman’s Meat & Deli on Facebook.

Ikkyu

2040 W. Orange Grove Rd., Ste. 180
Volcano Tuna Don at Ikkyu (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Volcano Tuna Don at Ikkyu (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Japanese diner Ikkyu offers a wide range of approachable Japanese dishes such as rice bowls. The Spicy Tonkotsu Ramen is also worth a trip but only available certain days of the week depending on the season, so give them a call before making the drive.

Read our August 2018 article Ramen joint Ikkyu offers classic Japanese dishes and more.

For more information, visit ikkyutucson.com.

Charro Vida

7109 N. Oracle Rd.

Chips and salsa at Charro Vida (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Charro Vida serves plant-driven cuisine with a superb selection of vegan and gluten-free options.

Read our May 2019 article 7 sensational dishes to order at newly opened Charro Vida (PHOTOS).

For more information, visit charrovida.com.

Teaspoon

7053 N. Oracle Rd.
Steak Eggs Benedict at Teaspoon (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Steak Eggs Benedict at Teaspoon (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Teaspoon is one of many Northwest Tucson restaurants that feature a fabulous brunch. It has a small coffee and pastry area, but you can also sit at a table for a full brunch.

Read our April 2017 article Brunch Focused “Teaspoon” to Open in Casas Adobes Plaza This Saturday.

For more information, visit teaspoontucson.com.

The Bagel Joint

7315 N. Oracle Rd., Ste. 105
Arizona Strong Man breakfast sandwich at the Bagel Joint (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Arizona Strong Man breakfast sandwich at the Bagel Joint (Credit: Jackie Tran)

For fresh bagels made daily, visit the Bagel Joint. Call ahead for large orders.

Read our January 2019 article The Bagel Joint: Wakin’ & Bakin’ Fresh & Local for 4 Years.

Keep up with The Bagel Joint on Facebook.

Pappoule’s

7475 N. La Cholla Blvd.
Pappoule's Famous Gyros Sandwich (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Gyros Dinner Plate at Pappoule’s (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Pappoule’s has served authentic Greek cuisine in Tucson for over three decades.

Read our March 2019 article Pappoule’s: 30+ Years of Tender Gyros & Greek Flavors in Tucson.

For more information, visit pappoules.com.

Tamarind

7265 N. La Cholla Blvd.
Tandoori Mix and Mango Lassi at Tamarind (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Tandoori Mix and Mango Lassi at Tamarind (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Although South Indian and North Indian styles are both on the menu, Tamarind also brings some Gujrati and Indochinese influences to the table.

Read our April 2018 article “Tamarind” Indian Fusion Restaurant Now Open Near Foothills Mall.

For more information, visit tamarindoftucson.com.

Village Bakehouse

7882 N. Oracle Rd.
Vegetable sandwich at Village Bakehouse (Credit: Chelsey Wade)

Vegetable sandwich at Village Bakehouse (Credit: Chelsey Wade)

Village Bakehouse specializes in breakfast, lunch, and a wide range of baked goods.

Read our June 2018 article Village Bakehouse: over 20 years of daily fresh-baked goodness.

Keep up with Village Bakehouse on Facebook.

Bottega Michelangelo

420 W. Magee Rd.
Porchetta at Bottega Michelangelo will be available during the "Dine with 92.9" fundraiser (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Porchetta at Bottega Michelangelo (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Bottega Michelangelo renovated their dining room into a sleek, modern, and comfortable space with a fabulous happy hour. Also, check out the dessert display inside by the entrance.

Read our December 2017 article Oro Valley’s Michelangelo Ristorante Italiano renovates, rebrands into Bottega Michelangelo.

For more information, visit bottegamichelangelo.com.

Harvest Restaurant

10355 N. La Cañada Dr.
Bruschetta at Harvest Oro Valley (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Bruschetta at Harvest Oro Valley (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Harvest features a scratch kitchen with an eclectic menu and various cultural influences. Their happy hour is a favorite in the neighborhood as well. They also plan on opening a pizza concept soon…

Read our March 2019 article Harvest to Close River Location & Open Oro Valley Pizza Concept.

For more information, visit harvestov.com.

Just Kabab

10420 N. La Canada Dr., Ste. 160
Kababs at Just Kabab (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Kababs at Just Kabab (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Visit Just Kabab and watch them grill your skewers within sight from the dining room. You’ll be dreaming about the spicy Lamb Afrique skewers weeks later.

Read our May 2015 article Just Kabab brings Middle Eastern cuisine to Oro Valley (& you’ll want to try it).

For more information, visit justkababusa.com.

Goyita’s

10420 N. La Cañada Dr.
Red chile pork and margarita at Goyita's (Credit: Jaime Lawhorn)

Red chile pork and margarita at Goyita’s (Credit: Jaime Lawhorn)

Out of all the Northwest Tucson restaurants and restaurants in the greater metropolitan region, only two offer New Mexican cuisine. This is one of them. Goyita’s specializes in cuisine from Southern New Mexico. If you’re hankering for red chile, this is the place to go.

Read our September 2018 article “Goyita’s” brings New Mexico to your plate in Oro Valley.

For more information, visit goyitasnmcuisine.com.

Noble Hops

1335 W. Lambert Ln.
Signature Salumi Board at Noble Hops (Photo courtesy of Noble Hops)

Signature Salumi Board at Noble Hops (Photo courtesy of Noble Hops)

Noble Hops features 28 beer taps, chef-driven cuisine, and a glorious view of the mountains.

View our past articles with Noble Hops.

For more information, visit noblehops.com.

Persian Room

9290 N. Thornydale Rd.
Tour of Persia platter, lavash bread, sabzi, Homemade Yogurt & Garlic Dip (Mast o Moosier), Kash O'Bademjan, and Gheimeh Bademjan at Persian Room

Tour of Persia platter, lavash bread, sabzi, Homemade Yogurt & Garlic Dip (Mast o Moosier), Kash O’Bademjan, and Gheimeh Bademjan at Persian Room (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Of all the Northwest Tucson restaurants, only Persian Room offers an extensive menu of Persian classics in a posh, ornate environment. For a variety of Persian meats and rices, order the Tour of Persia.

Read about Melissa’s experience at Persian Room in March 2019.

For more information, visit persianroom.com.

Tohono Chul Garden Bistro

7366 N. Paseo Del Norte
Prickly Pear Margarita & Prickly Pear Mimosa at Tohono Chul Garden Bistro (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Prickly Pear Margarita & Prickly Pear Mimosa at Tohono Chul Garden Bistro (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Tucked away in a botanical garden, Tohono Chul Garden Bistro offers brunch from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. every day. Take advantage of their summer bounty of fresh prickly pear mimosas and margaritas.

Read our April 2019 article Nine on the Line: Chef John “JP” Pratt from Tohono Chul Garden Bistro.

For more information, visit tohonochulpark.org.

Asian Spice

7850 N. Silverbell Rd. Ste. 144
Canton Style Pan-Fried Noodles and Singapore Curry Rice Noodles at Asian Spice (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Canton Style Pan-Fried Noodles and Singapore Curry Rice Noodles at Asian Spice (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Asian Spice executive chef Phillip Tan spent his formal culinary years in Shenzhen, China, known for its fresh and tender Cantonese food.

Read our January 2019 article Asian Spice: Exceptional Cantonese Cuisine in Tucson.

For more information, visit asianspiceaz.com.

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain

15000 N. Secret Springs Dr., Marana, AZ 85658
Brunch at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Brunch at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Freddie Mercury sang about dining at the Ritz for a reason; the exceptional ingredients, service, and environment create one of the most luxurious dining experiences around Tucson.

Read our April 2019 article Nine on the Line: Emily Dillport from the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain.

For more information, visit ritzcarlton.com.

Cafes

Bing’s Boba Tea

2040 W. Orange Grove Rd.

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Bing’s features a variety of milk tea, iced teas, tea lattes, flavored fruit teas, snow smoothies, coffee frappes, and slushes.

Read our August 2014 article Bing’s Boba Tea Brings A Fun Chinese Beverage To Tucson.

For more information, visit bingsbobatea.com.

Crema Coffee

3725 W. Ina Rd., Ste. 120

Aaron Wilson making a latte at Crema Coffee (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Crema features local Exo Roast Co. coffee beans and Maya Tea in a neighborhood cafe setting.

Read our July 2019 article Meet Crema Coffee, Marana’s new craft coffee shop.

For more information, visit cremacoffeeaz.com.

Savaya Coffee Market

12120 N. Dove Mountain Blvd., Marana, AZ 85658 • 11177 N. Oracle Rd., Oro Valley, AZ 85737

Local coffee roaster Savaya features six greater Tucson area locations, two of which are northwest. They source only single-origin, organic, fair trade coffee direct from farms where they have direct relationships with the farmers.

Read our March 2019 article Ultimate Coffee Guide: 14 Roasters in Tucson to Froth Over.

For more information, visit savayacoffee.com.

Beer

Button Brew House

2040 W. Orange Grove Rd.
Todd Button pouring beer at Button Brew House

Todd Button pouring beer at Button Brew House (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Part of Marana’s growing craft beer scene, Button opened in 2017. Their flagship Chiltepin Red Ale packs a spicy kick with Tucson’s signature chiltepin pepper.

Read our July 2019 article on Button Brew House.

For more information, visit buttonbrewhouse.com.

Caps & Corks

3830 W. River Rd., Ste. 100

Caps & Corks features an exceptional tap list with 25 beer taps and four wine taps. If beer and wine aren’t your thing, you can also get a flight of meads from Superstition Meadery. You can district your kids (or yourself) with the Nintendo Entertainment System as well.

For more information, visit capsandcorksaz.com.

Casa Marana Craft Beer + Wine

8225 N. Courtney Page Way Ste. 191

Casa Marana features 31 taps and an active events calendar; events range from comedy and hot chicken nights to Sunday night trivia.

For more information, visit casamarana.com.

Catalina Brewing Company

6918 N. Camino Martin, Ste. 120
Interior at Catalina Brewing Company

Interior at Catalina Brewing Company (Credit: Jackie Tran)

The bicycling-themed Catalina Brewing Company features beers made with Southern Arizona ingredients such as mesquite, agave, and prickly pear cactus. You can also order hoagies, sausages, and brats from The Jersey Grill out back.

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For more information, visit catalinabrewingco.com.

Tap & Bottle North

7254 N. Oracle Rd.
Tombstone Brewing Company All Aboard the Hype Train Double IPA at Tap & Bottle North (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Tombstone Brewing Company All Aboard the Hype Train Double IPA at Tap & Bottle North (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Tap & Bottle’s north location features a massive bottle selection along with a wide selection of beer and wine taps. They also feature a cozy patio.

View our July 2017 Tap & Bottle North opening article.

For more information, visit thetapandbottle.com.

View the map for our extensive Northwest Tucson restaurants list! Did we miss one of your favorites? Let us know in the comments.

Jackie is a food writer and photographer native to Tucson. He loves corgis and still thinks rickrolling is funny. If you'd like to stalk him, visit jackietran.com.

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